Gamboge

Gamboge (/ɡæmˈboʊʒ/gam-BOHZH, /ɡæmˈboʊdʒ/gam-BOHJ, or /ɡæmˈbuːʒ/gam-BOOZH) is a partially transparent deep saffron to mustard yellow pigment. It is used to dye Buddhist monks' robes because the color is a deep tone of saffron, the traditional color used for the robes of Theravada Buddhist monks.

Read more about Gamboge:  Production, Etymology, New Gamboge, Gamboge in Human Culture

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Yellower - In Science - Minerals and Chemistry - Dyes
... dye the robes of the senior Buddhist monks, while ordinary monks wore robes dyed with Gamboge or Curcuma longa, also known as Turmeric ... Gamboge is a deep saffron to mustard yellow pigment and dye ... Gamboge is most often extracted by tapping resin from various species of evergreen trees of the family Guttiferae, which grow in Cambodia, Thailand, and elsewhere in Southeast Asia ...
Gamboge in Human Culture
... Music Gamboge was a local New York City (Brooklyn) Rock Group during May 1965 to April 1970 - members were Gabor Barabas (Lead Singer), Phil Cantor (Lead Guitarist), Martin Cohen (Drums), Paul Wax (Rhyt ... of viewing auras with their third eye that when someone has a gamboge aura it indicates that they are capable of altruistically directing their faculties ...
Yellow - In Science - Minerals and Chemistry - Dyes
... used to dye the robes of the senior Buddhist monks, while ordinary monks wore robes dyed with Gamboge or Curcuma longa, also known as Tumeric ... It was also widely used in North Africa and in the Ottoman Empire Gamboge is a deep saffron to mustard yellow pigment and dye ... Gamboge is most often extracted by tapping resin from various species of evergreen trees of the family Guttiferae, which grow in Cambodia, Thailand, and elsewhere in Southeast Asia ...